Looking to learn more about the Black community in Waterloo Region and make a difference? One way to do this is by supporting Black-owned businesses in our community and throughout Canada. Whether you’re looking to order something for dinner, or looking to buy a book to expand your own consciousness and understanding, there is a Black-owned business that can help.

Black-Owned Businesses in Waterloo Region

Supporting Black-owned businesses in our community has been made simple, thanks to the ACB Network of Waterloo Region. They’ve compiled a list of businesses, from restaurants to service providers, that you can choose to support. Your support for Black-owned businesses can translate into positive change throughout our community.

Not in a position to shop right now? You can still support Black-owned businesses by following them on social media and sharing their posts and products.

Supporting Black-Owned Bookstores in Canada

Making purchases from Black-owned bookstores can offer an opportunity to grow your own understanding of anti-racism work, while supporting the Black community in Canada. Refer to the lists below to consider these options when looking to make your next literary purchase.

Wondering what books you should be adding to your collection? Refer to the suggested bookstores to help find some options for your next reading excursion.